Aidan Connolly

Instruments: Fiddle

Aidan Connolly is a highly respected authority on traditional instrumental music from the 1920s onwards. He released his debut album Be Off in 2016 to critical acclaim. Aidan relocated to the Spanish city of Valencia in 2018 and is now a regular performer in Spain, Ireland, and further afield in the USA, Australia and Japan. In 2019, Aidan collaborated with fiddle player John Daly on Away On Up The Road and followed this with his solo fiddle album, The Portland Bow, in 2021 to critical acclaim, being nominated for Best Instrumentalist at the 2022 RTE Folk Awards.

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